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Science outreach events

Umeå University researchers disseminate their knowledge and their research outside the University through various events and public lectures.

In our calendar, you can read about upcoming public lectures.

Upcoming defences of doctoral theses

Lalitha Tadala – Molecular Biology
Today
2
Dec
Lalitha Tadala – Molecular Biology
Time Today 09:00 - 12:00 Today 09:00 - 12:00
Place Atrium Betula

Dissertation. Role of extracellular ATP in immune mechanisms against infections.

Vladimir Miranda La Hera, Experimental Physics
Tue
6
Dec
Vladimir Miranda La Hera, Experimental Physics
Time 10:15 - 13:15 6 December 10:15 - 13:15
Place NAT.D.320.

Dissertation. Surface Analysis of Low-dimensional Materials: revealing electronic properties by advanced spectroscopy.

Tobias Jonsson, Computational Science and Engineering
Thu
8
Dec
Tobias Jonsson, Computational Science and Engineering
Time 13:15 - 17:15 8 December 13:15 - 17:15
Place Nat.D.360.

Dissertation. Cut Isogeometric Methods on Trimmed Multipatch Surfaces.

Sofia Asplund – Nursing
Fri
9
Dec
Sofia Asplund – Nursing
Time 09:00 - 12:00 9 December 09:00 - 12:00
Place Aula Anatomica

Dissertation. Work-related stress and health among municipal employees in rural northern Sweden.

Septi Kurnia Lestari – Epidemiology and Public Health
Fri
9
Dec
Septi Kurnia Lestari – Epidemiology and Public Health
Time 09:00 - 12:00 9 December 09:00 - 12:00
Place Hall Qo, Bergasalen, University Hospital, Umeå

Dissertation. Active and healthy aging in Europe, Significance of social relationships.

Tommy Lidström – Oncology
Fri
9
Dec
Tommy Lidström – Oncology
Time 13:00 - 16:00 9 December 13:00 - 16:00
Place Assembly hall B, 9 floor, University Hospital, Umeå

Dissertation. IMMUNOSUPPRESSIVE AND METASTASIS- PROMOTING MATRISOME PROTEINS IN PANCREATIC CANCER - The role of galectin-4 and SERPINB5

Cyrinne Achour – Molecular Medicine
Tue
13
Dec
Cyrinne Achour – Molecular Medicine
Time 09:00 - 12:00 13 December 09:00 - 12:00
Place Major Groove

Dissertation. Canonical and non-canonical functions of METTL3 in breast cancer.

Otto Lilja-Lund – Neurology
Thu
15
Dec
Otto Lilja-Lund – Neurology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 15 December 09:00 - 12:00
Place Assembly hall Snäckan, Östersund Hospital

Dissertation. A population-based study on neuropsychological and morphological signs of idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus.

Jenny Larsson – Neurology
Fri
16
Dec
Jenny Larsson – Neurology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 16 December 09:00 - 12:00
Place Hall Bergasalen, University Hospital, Umeå

Dissertation. Population-based studies of higher-level gait disorders and hydrocephalus.

Emmy Borgmästars – Surgery
Fri
16
Dec
Emmy Borgmästars – Surgery
Time 13:00 - 16:00 16 December 13:00 - 16:00
Place Hall B, 9th floor, University Hospital, Umeå

Dissertation. In search of early biomarkers in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma using multi-omics and bioinformatics

Daniel Edler, Computational Science and Engineering
Mon
19
Dec
Daniel Edler, Computational Science and Engineering
Time 09:00 - 13:00 19 December 09:00 - 13:00
Place NAT.D.410

Dissertation. Mapping incomplete relational data - networks in ecology & evolution.

January

Carolina Hawranek – Medical Science specialization Oncology
Thu
26
Jan
Carolina Hawranek – Medical Science specialization Oncology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 26 January 09:00 - 12:00
Place Aula Biologica

Dissertation. Someone has to tell them - Exploring hereditary cancer risk disclosure in Sweden.

Henrik Lindehell, Molecular Biology
Fri
27
Jan
Henrik Lindehell, Molecular Biology
Time 09:00 - 13:00 27 January 09:00 - 13:00
Place Astrid Fagraeus-salen (A103) i byggnad 6A.

Dissertation. Jack of all trades, master of none: The multifaceted nature of H3K36 methylation.

Jonas Eriksson Ström – Pulmonary Medicine
Fri
27
Jan
Jonas Eriksson Ström – Pulmonary Medicine
Time 09:00 - 12:00 27 January 09:00 - 12:00
Place Triple Helix

Dissertation. Epigenetic changes and immunological features of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Måns Andreasson, Chemistry
Fri
27
Jan
Måns Andreasson, Chemistry
Time 09:00 - 13:00 27 January 09:00 - 13:00
Place Stora Hörsalen, KBC, UmU.

Dissertation. Redefining the Essential Molecular Aspects that Drive Interactions Between Small Molecules and G-Quadruplex DNA.

February

Aurelia Ilgunas – Clinical oral physiology
Fri
3
Feb
Aurelia Ilgunas – Clinical oral physiology
Time 13:00 - 16:00 3 February 13:00 - 16:00
Place Hall B, 9t h floor, University Hospital, Umeå

Dissertation. Aurelia Ilgunas, Department of Odontology, defends her doctoral thesis.

Sara Rosendahl – Periodontology
Fri
10
Feb
Sara Rosendahl – Periodontology
Time 09:00 - 12:00 10 February 09:00 - 12:00
Place Hall B, 9 floor, University Hospital Umeå

Dissertation. Chemokines and bone: lessons from in vitro and in vivo studies.

Sven Norman, Ecology
Fri
17
Feb
Sven Norman, Ecology
Time 09:00 - 13:00 17 February 09:00 - 13:00
Place Hörsal SAM.A.230.

Dissertation. Lake bathymetry as driver of salmonid population size structure and biomass.

Lina Zhao – Molecular Medicine
Tue
28
Feb
Lina Zhao – Molecular Medicine
Time 09:00 - 12:00 28 February 09:00 - 12:00
Place Auditorium NAT.D.450

Dissertation. Acute oxygen response in C. elegans

March

Ioana Chelcea, Computational Science and Engineering
Fri
3
Mar
Ioana Chelcea, Computational Science and Engineering
Time 09:00 - 13:00 3 March 09:00 - 13:00
Place Umeå University, KBC, Lilla Hörsalen.

Dissertation. Computational methods for assessing chemical risks – focusing on toxicokinetic processes in Zebrafish (Danio rerio).

Ingrid Lieber – Psychiatry
Fri
3
Mar
Ingrid Lieber – Psychiatry
Time 13:00 - 16:00 3 March 13:00 - 16:00
Place Assembly hall, Sunderby Hospital, Luleå

Dissertation. Affective disorders and their treatments ¬– implications for thyroid function.

Maria Björmsjö – Pediatrics
Fri
17
Mar
Maria Björmsjö – Pediatrics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 17 March 09:00 - 12:00
Place Lecture hall UB.A.230-Lindellhallen

Dissertation. Clinical effects of reduced iron content and fortification with bovine lactoferrin in infant formula.

May

Mattias Stålnacke – Neurosurgery
Mon
15
May
Mattias Stålnacke – Neurosurgery
Time 09:00 - 12:00 15 May 09:00 - 12:00
Place Betula

Dissertation. Cognitive function, quality of life and functional networks: Before and after neurosurgery

June

Marcel Ballin – Geriatrics
Fri
2
Jun
Marcel Ballin – Geriatrics
Time 09:00 - 12:00 2 June 09:00 - 12:00
Place Aula Biologica, BIology Sciences building

Dissertation. Physical Activity, Visceral Adipose Tissue, and Cardiovascular Disease in Older Adults - Associations and Effects.